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Medicare is a topic that concerns many of us who live in the United States. Here you will find tips, updates, and more.

10 months ago

The Medicare Annual Enrollment Period: Your Guide to Making the Most of It

The Medicare Annual Enrollment Period is the time for Medicare beneficiaries to take charge of their healthcare coverage and make crucial decisions that will impact their well-being in the upcoming year. If you’re a Medicare beneficiary or helping…

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12 months ago

Protect Your Medicare Benefits with a Medicare Set-Aside

Medicare is an essential part of healthcare for many older individuals in the United States. When you’ve suffered an injury due to someone else’s negligence, it’s important to understand the financial implications that can arise. That’s where Medicare Set-Asides…

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12 months ago

The Truth Behind These 5 Common Medicare Myths

Navigating the complexities of Medicare can often seem like a daunting task, as there is a plethora of misinformation surrounding the topic. Like any government funded program, Medicare is subject to various misconceptions…

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1 year ago

Unraveling Medicare’s Home Healthcare Coverage

When it comes to healthcare, we all want to be in control of our own lives – but sometimes, health issues can make that seem impossible. Luckily, Medicare offers coverage for home healthcare, which can help you or your loved ones maintain independence…

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1 year ago

All About Medicare Part D – Prescription Drug Coverage

Although Medicare debuted in 1965, prescription drugs were not covered until 2003 when Medicare Part D was rolled out. Here are a few things to know before you decide if you need a Part D plan, and if so, how to choose a plan…

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1 year ago

Medicare Updates in 2023

Medicare is the federally funded health insurance program available to U.S. seniors and those under age 65 with certain disabilities. Each year updates are made to Medicare that allow for wider access, revisions to benefits, price adjustments, and more…

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1 year ago

Medicare Advantage Plans – All in One Solutions?

For some of us age 65 or older, Original Medicare (Part A and Part B ) plus supplemental Medigap insurance provides all the healthcare coverage we need. However, others may want more benefits found in Medicare Advantage plans which technically…

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1 year ago

Medigap – Plugging Holes in Original Medicare

As I mentioned in my earlier Sixty and Me blogs, Original Medicare (Part A and Part B ) covers most costs for hospital and doctor fees. However, there are some “gaps.” Most importantly, under Original Medicare, there are no limits on out-of-pocket expenses…

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2 years ago

Medicare Part B – What You Need to Know

Medicare Part B, along with Medicare Part A, make up what is called Original Medicare. As I noted in my previous Sixty and Me blog, Medicare Part A covers inpatient care in a hospital and skilled nursing facility, hospice care and home healthcare…

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2 years ago

What Changes Can We Expect in Medicare in 2023?

Medicare annually reviews how well the coverage worked, the costs involved, and the spending. This annual review usually results in adjustments to the costs that are associated. Today we’ll discuss the changes that will occur in 2023 relating to Medicare…

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